In today's Feature Friday, our designers have picked two colors to highlight in their projects. Let their work inspire your own ink and paper creations—and, if you're not already, be sure to follow their designs on Instagram, as well.
ASHLEA CORNELL - @ASHLEA_CRAFTS
Sorbet | Aqua Sky
Ashlea's combination of Sorbet and Aqua Sky flowers against the white card base have created a soft and delicate approach to a traditional thank you card. Simply sublime!
BECKY ROBERTS - @INKINGIDAHO
Honeysuckle | Sorbet
Becky has created darling Post-it® Note dispensers highlighted by Fresh Cut Floral flowers in Honeysuckle, Sorbet, and Stardust. Get instructions for making the dispensers on Becky's blog at inkingidaho.com.
CARISSA WILEY - @CARISSAWILEY
Ballet Slipper | Aqua Sky
Carissa demonstrates a gorgeous card to send to your bestie who you're missing in Ballet Slipper and Aqua Sky: Is your BFF into dancing or the beach? Either way, you're covered!
DANA JOY - @MZDANAJOY
Buttercup | Mushroom
Dana not only illustrates how stunning the contrast between Buttercup and Mushroom is, but also a totally new way to use the Fresh Cut Florals Edition 3 Dies. So cool and unique!
ERICA AB - @ERICA_CACACRAFT
Ballet Slipper | Cranberry
Erica chose to highlight Ballet Slipper and Cranberry. For Ballet Slipper, she used the delicate pink on the equally delicate Lace Leaf Stamp Set. And for deep Cranberry, she made a very striking statement, going almost completely monotone except for the highlighted sentiment.
JANA MILLEN - @JANAMILLEN
Marmalade | Oceanside
Jana created two cards using the same stamp set, but two different colors: Marmalade and Oceanside. It shows how changing a color can completely change the mood of a project!
JEFF LINDBERG - @MRJEFFLINDBERG
Peacock | Dove
For a card encouraging the recipient to be gentle with themselves, Jeff has picked Peacock and toned it down with the soft neutral, Dove, creating a beautiful and tranquil piece of art.
JESSICA FROST-BALLAS - @JESSICAFROSTBALLAS
Honeysuckle | Mushroom
Jessica wows us by creating striking contrast with her use of Honeysuckle and Mushroom against a stark white background. The combination is unexpected, yet breathtaking. What other unexpected color combinations can we create by just being a bit more adventurous?
LAURA BASSEN - @LAURAFADORA
Stardust | Dove
Laura's use of Stardust with the Fresh Cut Florals Die Edition 3 on top the Dove background—along with the Positive Prints Stamp Set and brightly colored paper stripes—gives the impression of a happy little star shooting through space to say "hi!"
LAUREL BEARD - @LAURELBEARD
Cranberry | Marmalade | Buttercup | Oceanside | Evergreen
Laurel could not pick just two colors! She needed five colors to properly declare her devotion to coffee—and to her love of ink and a full color spectrum!
LINDSEY LARSEN - @OCCASIONALCRAFTING
Clover | Peacock
Lindsey has shown how using a die with two different colors of cardstock and a couple of simple sentiments, you can quickly create stunning cards to share with your friends and loved ones.
LYDIA FIEDLER - @UNDERSTANDBLUE
Poppy | Sprout
On her Poppy card, Lydiainked the card directly with the Poppy ink pad, and then sprayed it with ink potion #9. On the Sprout card, she watercolored the leaves with Sprout and Poppy re-inkers; the card base is Dove. The results in both cards are stunning!
SEEKA - @SKYPAPERSCISSORS
Grapefruit | Buttercup
With just two colors—Grapefruit and Buttercup—Seeka has created three of the brightest and happiest cards you've ever seen that are perfect for men, women, boys, girls. Everyone loves happy!
TENIA NELSON - @TENIANELSON
Parsley | Eggplant
Tenia has shown why deep purple and bright green were meant to be together forever. Her Eggplant flower contrasted against Parsley leaves are one of the prettiest combos we've seen. Besties indeed.
WANDA GUESS - @STAMPCATWG
Sprout | Sea Glass
Wanda picked two very different colors to highlight; but we love how she has shown how to use color to create two equally fun and delightful cards with two completely different tones!
Follow these designers on their Instagram for color inspiration—and watch for more creations from them on our blog throughout July on Feature Fridays!